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Becoming a Professional Engineer with ICEThe
value of student membership
Institution of Civil Engineers Trevor Simm
BSc(Eng) CEng FICE Membership Development Officer
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Contents
  • What is ICE?
  • What makes a professional engineer?
  • How to become professionally qualified
  • The benefits of ICE student membership
  • ICE support during your training

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What is ICE?
  • Founded in 1818, the Institution of Civil
    Engineers was the very first engineering
    Institution
  • ICE has 70,000 members and is recognised and
    valued worldwide for its excellence as a
  • Centre for learning developing members skills
  • Qualifying body setting the standards
  • Public voice promoting the profession
  • Facilitator for best practice continuously
    improving the industry

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The Insitutions Vision
  • To be recognised as the leading source of
    knowledge and skills required to create a
    sustainable, natural and built environment for
    the benefit of future generations

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The Institutions Core Purpose
  • To set standards for the qualification and
    registration of all persons engaged in Civil
    Engineering.
  • To provide a knowledge exchange for best practice
    and promote the contribution that civil engineers
    make to society.

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Core Values
  • Performance excellence
  • Trust and honesty
  • Integrity and ethical behaviour
  • Professionalism

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Why become professionally qualified?
  • Increased employability
  • Recognition
  • Greater responsibility
  • Higher salary

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What makes a professional engineer?
  • A professional engineer is made up of many
    competencies

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Core competencies of professional engineers
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How to become professionally qualified
Professional qualification route
ICE Membership
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Educational base
  • You need to complete one of the following
  • ICE-accredited qualification
  • Non-ICE-accredited qualification further
    learning

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Your Academic Qualification
Membership grade Required educational base Required educational base
Membership grade Part 1 Part 2
Chartered Engineer BEng (Hons) An appropriate MSc or further learning
Chartered Engineer MEng automatically satisfies both parts MEng automatically satisfies both parts
Incorporated Engineer HNC/ HND Further learning
Incorporated Engineer BSc or BEng (Hons) automatically satisfies both parts BSc or BEng (Hons) automatically satisfies both parts
Engineering Technician NC/ND automatically satisfies both parts NC/ND automatically satisfies both parts
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Work Experience and IPD
  • To gain a professional qualification with ICE you
    need to demonstrate that you have applied your
    knowledge effectively in a working environment
  • This is part of what is known as Initial
    Professional Development

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Attributes of a Professional Civil Engineer
  • Engineering Knowledge and Understanding
  • Engineering Application
  • Management and Leadership
  • Independent Judgement and Responsibility
  • Commercial Ability
  • Health, Safety and Welfare
  • Sustainable Development
  • Interpersonal Skills and Communication
  • Professional Commitment

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Professional training
  • Training is made up of core skills (attributes)
    which are developed through 15 Development
    Objectives
  • For example Identify civil engineering problems
    and define possible solutions
  • All candidates must complete the Development
    Objectives before they can gain a professional
    qualification with ICE

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Examples of Development Objectives
  • Broaden and deepen your engineering knowledge
  • Contribute to the implementation of solutions to
    problems
  • Plan, organise and supervise resources to
    complete tasks
  • Control budgets, tasks, people and resources
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness
  • Manage and apply safe systems of work
  • Manage your own continuing professional
    development
  • Contribute to sustainable development

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The Professional Review
  • Is the final stage in achieving your professional
    qualification
  • You must demonstrate the skills and knowledge you
    have gained through written submissions,
    interview and a written assignment
  • Succeed at the Professional Review and you will
    have qualified as a professional engineer

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Student Membership - The Benefits
  • Online networking and knowledge sharing
  • ICE library
  • Talks, seminars and social events
  • Reduced subscription to NCE
  • Graduate and student committees local and
    national
  • Demonstrates commitment on your CV and in job
    interviews

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Student Membership
Talks, Meetings, Technical Visits.
Social Events quiz nights, dinners, 5-aside
football competitions
Networking opportunities
Graduate and Student Committees
Regional Support Team to offer help with all
aspects of your training
Put forward your views to ICE
Represented nationally by the Graduates and
Students National Committee
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But above all..
  • Student Members of ICE are on the fast-track to
    qualifying as a professional engineer

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Need more information?
  • Any of the following can help

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  • Your next decision is easy
  • Log on to www.ice.org.uk and register as a
  • Student Member of ICE.
  • It takes only 5 minutes and is absolutely free.
  • Embark on becoming a professional today!
  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • One Great George Street
  • Westminster
  • London
  • SW1P 3AA

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Becoming a Student Member the practicalities
(http//www.ice.org.uk/students)
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HOW TO CONTACT US?
CUBE OFFICE Regional Administrator (Janice
Parkinson)
Tel 07976 313656 E-mail ICECUBE_at_ice.org.uk
Membership Development Officers Lancashire, IOM
Cumbria (Trevor
Simm) Central and North Manchester
(David Newton) South Manchester,
Cheshire and Mside (Gillian Elvy)
trevor.simm_at_ice.org.uk david.newton_at_ice.org.uk gil
lian.elvy_at_ice.org.uk
Regional Manager (Alan Butler)
Tel 0114 229 5738 E-mail alan.butler_at_ice.org.uk
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